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P22-M worth of 'ukay' products seized in Baguio

THE Bureau of Customs has seized almost 2,800 bales of used clothing, comforters and other garments worth at least P22 million in nine separate warehouse units in Baguio City recently.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Asian Pacific Post

Foxy Filipina rocks Canadian pop scene

Dubbed as the "Canadian Pop Princess," Elise Estrada s a singer-songwriter-performer with a string of no.1 hits to her name.

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Sun-Star

Higher MCWD rates to start in January 2015

THE Metropolitan Cebu Water District yesterday said its request for a 12-percent increase in water rates starting in January 2015 has been approved.

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The China Post

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: government

Three men arrested over a foiled attempt to bomb the Philippine capital's airport were also planning to attack the Chinese embassy and one of Manila's biggest malls, authorities said Tuesday.

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Weekend Balita

More MRT defects recorded this year - official

An unusually big number of commuters stand shoulder-to-shoulder while waiting for their train ride at the Metro Rail Transit -3 station on Taft Avenue and Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue in Pasay City on Thursday morning .

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Sun-Star

Dole orders discount caravans for workers

IN A bid to alleviate the effects of the rising prices of commodities to workers, the Department of Labor and Employment directed its regional directors to organize Diskwento Caravans all over the country in the third quarter of 2014.

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Reuters

Philippines Congress dismisses impeachment motions against Aquino

Lawmakers allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday threw out three impeachment motions in the House of Representatives, the first political challenge to the popular leader in four years.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Sun-Star

No public fund spent for Oro's fiesta

JUDGING from the various events held during the fiesta activities last week, the celebration of the feast of Saint Augustine has been considered a huge success.

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ABS-CBN News

Yolanda-type typhoons every 2 years feared

Climate change is feared to bring to the Philippines a severe weather disturbance in the magnitude of Supertyhoon Yolanda every two years, according to the latest study released by the Asian Development Bank .

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Examiner.com

Bombers thwarted at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines

Terrorism seems to strike every country in the world to some extent these days. Thanks to the National Bureau of Investigation and a tip, an attempted bombing of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was thwarted before dawn on September 1st, 2014.

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The Times of Israel

Filipino force defied UN commander in Golan crisis

Philippine military chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang answers questions from reporters about the situation of Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, during a press conference at Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, Philippines, on Sunday, August 31, 2014 MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine military said Monday that a ... (more)

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Sun-Star

Flood in Cagayan de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO. The volume of water from the higher portion of Barangay Carmen passes through a creek along Zone 8 in Zayas.

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Faulty drainage blamed on Oro flooding

A CAGAYAN de Oro City official blamed the city's faulty drainage for causing the massive urban flooding Sunday evening that sent motorists and commuters stranded for more than an hour along the main roads in barangays Carmen, Kauswagan, Bulua and Lapasan.

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Sun-Star

Unicef to distribute anti pre-marital sex manuals

THE United Nations International Children Fund will distribute manuals to discourage pre-marital sex to teenagers in Yolanda-hit areas in Visayas.

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Nerve News

Indian weddings in Philippines, anyone?

Manila, Sep 1 - How about an exotic Indian wedding on the fine white sand beaches in the Philippines with the ocean waves lapping gently beside? The Philippines is planning to promote its beach resorts as a wedding destination, complete with all arrangements, including visa facilitation for guests, in order to boost tourism from India.

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Sun-Star

Silay police chief, aide injured in road accident

THE police chief of Silay City, Negros Occidental and his aide were injured in a road accident at Taytay Pedrosa, Circumferential Road in Barangay Alijis, Bacolod City Sunday morning.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

MindaNews

Ms Bukidnon Centennial's crown taken back

The provincial government has taken back the crown from Laga ta Bukidnon 2014 winner, Ms Marah Luz Smith of Malaybalay City, allegedly because she is an American citizen.

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Sun-Star

Construction of medical center stalled

The Medical City, which is located inside the Global Gateway Logistics City here, will not be completed by December in time for a series of meetings in January 2015 in relation to the Asia Pacific Economic Conference Summit.

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ABS-CBN News

7 hurt in multiple collision in C5

MANILA, Philippines Seven people were hurt in a multiple collision involving a truck, a car, and an AUV Express at C5 road on Sunday morning.

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All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.

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